1881-1904

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1. What happpened to the People's Will after 1881?

  • Alexander III successfully captured and executed all of the People's Will
  • They escaped from Russia into Germany
  • They joined the SR
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2. In 1884 the Universities were being monitored by the Ministry of Interior why?

  • The Universities were the cause of radical ideas spreading; and teaching debate subjects made the students more radical
  • The Universities results were poor consistently
  • The Universities couldn't limit their spending

3. What affect did the policy of Russification have upon ethnic minorities?

  • The majority of ethnic minorities fled Russia for Germany
  • They became more disloyal and more likely to join radical groups
  • They became more loyal

4. Why were the Gendarmes not very useful?

  • A lot of Gendarmes took bribes
  • After 20 years active pursuit they only caught 4113 despite claims that "revolutionaries were everywhere"
  • They were expensive to fund from the Treasury

5. How did the peasantry respond to the Land Captains introduced in 1889?

  • They created a petition for the Tsar showing their discontent
  • They responded with the Red Cockeral years between 1902-7 where landowners and bailiffs were murdered and land taken illegally
  • They didn't react

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